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State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau
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An informative guide to the resources of the Maranoa district in South Western Queensland. Data is obtained from official statistics as well as records collected at the time. Includes pictorial content, description of the geographical conditions and information of the area industries including timber, fruit, pastoral, mineral and dairy.
Topics: Queensland, Maranoa, industry, pastoral, tourist bureau
State Library of Queensland
by Margaret Elizabeth Lawrie
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The text is one of the published works of Margaret Lawrie,retelling the myths and legends of Torres Strait Islands culture. She gathered first hand information and material about the myths, legends, languages,history, art and culture of the region; which is located north of Queensland in Australia.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Torres Strait Islands, folklore, legends, myths, stories,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1905 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by B. Dunstan
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The Index is principally guide or ready reference to all that is known about the mineral wealth of Queensland. The mineral entries are given in alphabetical order, and are also numbered. The publication included numerous plates, statistical tables and diagrams and 36 maps.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Mineral resources, Geology, Maps, Minerals.
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1891 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Methodist Church of Australasia. Queensland Conference
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A programme from the Methodist Church Queensland Conference memorial service for Queensland Methodist soldiers who fought and perished in World War I (1914-1918). The programme includes the list of names of enlisted soldiers, hymns, poems, scripture extracts and a photo of Albert Street Methodist Church.
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State Library of Queensland
by W. Eadie
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The text is the 1911 edition of Eadie's illustrated Bundaberg almanac and business directory. The almanac includes Bundaberg history and statistics, a farming calendar, postal and railway information, tide tables, a list of eclipses and local government offices.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Bundaberg, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1888 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1895 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1892 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Royal Commission
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The Royal Commissions inquiry and report regarding the number of Pacific Islanders working in the sugar industry to be deported from Queensland at the end of the year of 1906 and the state of the industry without Pacific Islander labour. Contains minutes of the proceedings, evidence given before the commission and appendices.
Topics: Queensland, Australian South Sea Islanders, Pacific Islanders, sugar industry, laws, employment,...
State Library of Queensland
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The text is a Central Queensland almanac for 1900, separated by indexes of  town directory, advertiser and table of contents. The almanac provides information on topics such as mail services, astronomical phenomena, festivals, rainfall, calendars, moon phases, planting guides and information pertaining to community activities and resources.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, almanac, Central Queensland, compendium, handbook
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1900 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by C. B. Christesen
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This text provides a guide to Queensland under subheadings of different areas of the state. Each section of the guide is devoted to a different region, such as Brisbane, Darling Downs, the North Coast, The Great Barrier Reef and Cairns and the Hinterland. The text promotes Queensland's natural phenomena and attractions in between pages of advertisements of local businesses and a tourist directory.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, tourist guide, travel
State Library of Queensland
by John Scott
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A humorous collection of mental puzzles and mathematical problems to solve as well as puns, quips and stories for home and family amusement.
Topics: Queensland, puzzles, home amusement, mathematical recreations
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Public Service Board
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This Queensland Blue Book lists chronologies and details of the succession of Governors of Queensland, sessions of each Parliament, ministries, legislative councils, legislative assemblies, returning officers, foreign consuls, pensions and retiring allowances, guardians of minors, justices authorised to celebrate marriages, University of Queensland, executive and legislative establishments and ministerial departments and sub-departments in Queensland in 1913.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Blue Book for the year, social registers,...
State Library of Queensland
by William Henry Traill
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This text was produced to make available for wider distribution the number of photographs in possession of various Queensland government departments (the Railway, Lands and Agricultural departments). The text is a narrative of the lifestyle of Queensland, it's climate, social conditions and industries, describing Brisbane as well as the major centres.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Government, photographs, Queensland narrative,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Registrar-General's Office
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This Queensland Blue Book lists chronologies and details of the succession of Governors of Queensland, sessions of each Parliament, ministries, executive councils, legislative councils, legislative assemblies, returning officers, civil establishments, foreign consuls, pensions and retiring allowances, guardians of minors, magistrates authorised to celebrate marriages and public worship in Queensland in 1900.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Blue Book for the year, social registers,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1898 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1886 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1879 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
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The official quarterly list of officers of the Queensland Land Forces including permanent force, defence force, volunteers, reserve, cadets, and rifle clubs ; also list of Queensland Marine Forces. This issue is corrected to 31st December, 1897.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Land Forces, Queensland Marine Forces,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1894 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau.
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A periodical accommodation guide to principal cities, towns and tourist resorts in Queensland. The guide is in alphabetical order and lists the business name, proprietor and tariff charges for visitors. The guide also includes some photos of local tourist attractions and advertisements for the hotels listed and other local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, accommodation, travel, hotel, tourist guide
State Library of Queensland
by William Henry Groom
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A report on the general condition of the sugarcane industry in Queensland and the means to revive and maintain the industry.
Topics: Blackbirding, sugar trade, government investigation
Covering the year 1889 this publication names officers (permanent, reservists and cadet), together with their rank, regiment/corps and region of service in Queensland. Graduating and unattached officers are listed by name and rank. 
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Defence Forces (Land), Queensland Defence...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1890 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1904 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1884 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
Covering the year 1891 this publication names officers (permanent, reservists and cadet), together with their rank, regiment/corps and region of service in Queensland. Graduating and unattached officers are listed by name and rank. 
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Defence Forces (Land), Queensland Defence...
State Library of Queensland
by F. Tritton Limited.
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A domestic furniture catalogue from a Brisbane based furniture company showcasing the interior design of the era. The company was based in George Street in Brisbane City, with factories in South Brisbane and West End. The catalogue includes illustrations for bedroom suites, dining tables, rugs, phonographs, sewing machines and other sundry items as well as a price list for customers to plan their purchases.
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Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, furniture, domestic furniture, household goods,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1897 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
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This report discusses the operations of the Commonwealth of Australia  Prickly Pear Board to the end of May 1929, and reviews the present situation with regard to the control of the prickly-pear pest.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Prickly pear eradication, Biological control, Commonwealth...
State Library of Queensland
by Campbell, James & James
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The text is a annual compendium for the Central Western Queensland district, from Rockhampton to Cloncurry, out to the Dividing Range. The almanac provides information such as mail service details, calendars and gardening notes, moon phases, important dates, railway timetables, sporting records and an advertiser's index.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, almanac, Central Western Queensland district
State Library of Queensland
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Paper titled 'Notes on the Aboriginals of Stradbroke and Moreton islands' by George Watkins and originally published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, Vol. 8, part 2, 1890-91, pages 40-50.
Topics: Queensland, State Library of Queensland, Aboriginal Australians, North Stradbroke Island, Moreton...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1880 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by W.H Groom
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The text is the 1909 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Roma, almanac, compendium,...
State Library of Queensland
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This booklet explains in the simple terms the purpose, operation and maintenance of various parts of locomotives and their Westinghouse brake equipment. It also assists in the training of the enginemen and others connected with the workings and maintenance of locomotives.
Topics: Locomotives, railway engines, brake systems, maintenance, training manuals, mechanical operating...
State Library of Queensland
by F.T.F Keogh, Steam Lithographer
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'The Exhibition punch' was published for free distribution at the Brisbane Exhibition of 1878. The issues are dedicated to advertisements, which are beautifully illustrated, and each issue features a political cartoon near the main banner. This is the issue for 20 August 1878.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Exhibition Punch August 1878, Brisbane, Royal National...
State Library of Queensland
by George Slater
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The 1872 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Public Service Commissioner's Department
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This published list shows Queensland public servants employed on 31 December 1951 in accordance with The Public Service Acts, 1922 to 1950. The list includes classified officers and unclassified employees with birth date, name, present office, dates of appointment and salary information.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Public Service List, public servants, civil...
State Library of Queensland
by George Slater
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The 1873 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1887 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1882 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
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A compendium to the Wide Bay and Burnett districts of South East Queensland, their resources and major centres, including descriptions of Maryborough, Harvey Bay, Fraser Island, Gayndah, Monto, Childers and Mundebbera. The text covers municipalities, industry and commerce, education and sport and recreation; before promoting the coastal tourist spots and activities such as fishing and swimming. The guide includes pictorial content and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Wide Bay, Burnett, compendium, travel, tourist guide,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau.
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A periodical accommodation guide to principal cities, towns and tourist resorts in Queensland. The guide is in alphabetical order and lists the business name, proprietor and tariff charges for visitors. The guide also includes some photos of local tourist attractions and advertisements for the hotels listed and other local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, tourist guide, travel, accommodation, hotel
State Library of Queensland
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A weekly pictorial supplement to The Queenslander newspaper, published each Saturday. The Queenslander was the weekly summary and literary edition of the ‘Brisbane Courier’ (now The Courier-Mail), since the 1850s the leading journal in the colony and later federal state of Queensland. The Queenslander was launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866 and was discontinued in 1939.
Topics: World War 1, First World War, State Library of Queensland, Queensland
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1899 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau
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A tourist and general information guide to the Atherton Tablelands of North Queensland. Includes a detailed account of the conditions and geographical landscape as well as pictorial content and maps of the area. Data is obtained from official statistics as well as records collected at the time. Information of the industries in the area including timber, fruit, pastoral, mineral and dairy.
Topics: Queensland, Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, tourism, State Library of Queensland, Queensland
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Registrar-General's Office
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This Queensland Blue Book lists chronologies and details of the succession of Governors of Queensland, sessions of each Parliament, ministries, executive councils, legislative councils, legislative assemblies, returning officers, civil establishments, foreign consuls, pensions and retiring allowances, guardians of minors and magistrates authorised to celebrate marriages in Queensland in 1901.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Blue Book for the year, social registers,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1885 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
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A military narrative depicting the Australian troops experiences in  Papua New Guinea and their battles with German troops, which are individually documented. Includes a full list of the naval and military forces present, an index of native words and pictorial content.
Topics: Queensland, WW1, Sydney, Papua New Guinea, military
State Library of Queensland
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A weekly pictorial supplement to The Queenslander newspaper, published each Saturday. The Queenslander was the weekly summary and literary edition of the 'Brisbane Courier' (now The Courier-Mail), since the 1850s the leading journal in the colony and later federal state of Queensland. The Queenslander was launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866 and it was discontinued in 1939.
Topics: World War 1, First World War, State Library of Queensland, Queensland
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Public Service Board
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This Queensland Blue Book lists chronologies and details of the succession of Governors of Queensland, sessions of each Parliament, ministries, legislative councils, legislative assemblies, returning officers, foreign consuls, pensions and retiring allowances, guardians of minors, justices authorised to celebrate marriages, executive and legislative establishments and ministerial departments and sub-departments in Queensland in 1909.
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State Library of Queensland
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Souvenir and official programme for the New Zealand rugby team's matches versus the Queensland rugby team, as part of their tour of Australia in 1907.
Topics: Rugby Union football, Rugby Union football matches, Rugby Union football teams, Programmes, New...
State Library of Queensland
by George Slater
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The 1874 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1901 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by F.T.F Keogh, Steam Lithographer
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'The Exhibition punch' was published for free distribution at the Brisbane Exhibition of 1878. The issues are dedicated to advertisements, which are beautifully illustrated, and each issue features a political cartoon near the main banner. This is the issue for 21 August 1878.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Exhibition Punch August 1878, Brisbane, Royal National...
State Library of Queensland
by W.H Groom
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The text is the 1907 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Roma, almanac, compendium,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Public Service Board
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This Queensland Blue Book lists chronologies and details of the succession of Governors of Queensland, sessions of each Parliament, ministries, legislative councils, legislative assemblies, returning officers, foreign consuls, pensions and retiring allowances, guardians of minors, justices authorised to celebrate marriages, University of Queensland, executive and legislative establishments and ministerial departments and sub-departments in Queensland in 1916.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Blue Book for the year, social registers,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau
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A guide to the pastoral and dairy industries of the Lockyer and Stanley regions of South Queensland. The district is promoted as ideal for agricultural development and lifestyle pursuits, with an advertisement offering free passage to Queensland via London from the Queensland Government.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Lockyer Valley, Stanley region, agriculture, dairying,...
Instructions, arranged alphabetically, which define the duties and responsibilities and principles of conduct of police officers and constables in Queensland and outline the course of action for any situation encountered on the job.
Topics: Police, Police Force, Regulations, Manuals, Queensland
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Public Service Commissioner's Department
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This published list shows Queensland public servants employed on 30 June 1925 in accordance with The Public Service Acts, 1922 to 1924. The list includes classified officers and unclassified employees with birth date, name, present office, dates of appointment and salary information.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Public Service List, public servants, civil...
State Library of Queensland
by Charles Hedley
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An address by Charles Hedley, Assistant Curator of the Australian Museum, Sydney and President of Section D of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. The address focuses on the marine fauna of Queensland, the need for a biological station, evolution of the Queensland coast, history of investigation, areas for work, a catalogue of marine mollusca of Queensland and an abstract of a lecture by Charles Hedley on the Torres Strait.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, marine animals, biological stations, marine laboratories,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1883 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Mount Mulligan Colliery Disaster
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Report of the Royal Commission appointed to inquire into and report upon the 1921 disaster at Mount Mulligan Coal Mine. The inquiry also covered the methods of mining at Mount Mulligan Coal Mine and made recommendations to prevent the recurrence of similar accidents. Included with the report are the proceedings of the commission, minutes of evidence and exhibits.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, governmental investigations, coal mine accidents, mine...
State Library of Queensland
by Edwards Dunlop
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The 1906 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1902 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by F. Tritton Limited.
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A domestic furniture catalogue from a Brisbane based furniture company showcasing the interior design of the era. The company was based in George Street in Brisbane City, with factories in South Brisbane and West End. The catalogue includes illustrations for bedroom suites, dining tables, rugs, phonographs, sewing machines and other sundry items as well as a price list for customers to plan their purchases
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, furniture, domestic furniture, household goods, design,...
State Library of Queensland
by F.T.F Keogh, Steam Lithographer
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'The Exhibition punch' was published for free distribution at the Brisbane Exhibition of 1878. The issues are dedicated to advertisements, which are beautifully illustrated, and each issue features a political cartoon near the main banner. This is the issue for 23 August 1878.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Exhibition Punch August 1878, Brisbane, Royal National...
State Library of Queensland
by W. B Carmichael ; Harry C Perry (Harry Carmichael) ; T Wilkinson
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A 376 page text about four branches of sport in Queensland; amateur rowing, boxing and physical development, pedestrianism and cycling. The text provides a history of each branch, champions Queensland has produced, information about the role of the clubhouses and representatives, data on event results, pictorial content and a practical guide to training for each sport.  
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Section I Provides notes on first aid for people bitten by a snake.  Section II describes the use of the antidote Strychina.  Section III has information about and descriptions of some highly venomous Queensland snakes.  Included is information on how to distinguish poisonous from harmless snakes and other miscellaneous information.
Topics: Patent medicines, Physiological effect of venom, snake bites, snake venom, First aid, Strychnia,...
State Library of Queensland
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A weekly pictorial supplement to The Queenslander newspaper, published each Saturday. The Queenslander was the weekly summary and literary edition of the 'Brisbane Courier' (now The Courier-Mail), since the 1850s the leading journal in the colony and later federal state of Queensland. The Queenslander was launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866 and it was discontinued in 1939.
Topics: World War 1, First World War, State Library of Queensland, Queensland
State Library of Queensland
by George Slater
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The 1868 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, almanac, compendium, Brisbane, handbook
State Library of Queensland
by W.H Groom
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The text is the 1897 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Roma, almanac, compendium,...